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Competition Information
For all club competitions,  please remember to fill in an entry form.
Full details and competition rules are in the handbook given to members when they first
join but will be updated each year. 
To see the current details and competition rules in PDF format, click here: Competition Rules
A brief description of all our internal competitions can be seen below: 

During the year there are five ‘normal’ competitions.  These will each have a set theme and there are three sections in each competition - Deben, Orwell and Stour.    
Deben Shield (No changing of reality allowed)
  • Prints up to A4
  • No altered images allowed
Orwell Shield (Any changes allowed)
  • Prints up to A3
  • As much manipulation as you like (manipulation is not compulsory)     
Stour Shield (Any changes allowed)
  • Images will need to be up to 1400 px width and 1050 px height
  • As much manipulation as you like (manipulation is not compulsory)

Picture Trail (digital images only – annual competition)
  • A set of 6 images taken in a set location on a set date.
Skylark Trophy - The Natural World (Prints only – annual competition)
  •  a competition for nature photography.
Creative Eye Trophy (digital images only – annual competition)
  • ‘Creative Photography’, basically anything except a straight record shot.
Black and White Challenge (Prints only – annual competition)
  •  Up to 4 images may be entered
  • 2 prints in the open section 
  • 2 prints in the set subject section which this year will be “At the Seaside”.
East Ipswich Challenge Cup (Prints only – annual competition)
  •  This is an open subject competition - a set of 3 prints with a related subject.